Winter Paintings at BLK\MRKT: Claud Mills presents Traverse City area winter scenes in oil on canvas. A reception with the artist will be held on Sun., Jan. 5 from 4-6pm. Exhibit continues through Jan 31.
Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month: Offered at Nub's Nob, Harbor Springs & Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs, Jan. 2-31. Cost: $20 to learn to cross-country ski & $35 for downhill & snowboarding lessons. Includes rentals & lift ticket or cross-country pass.
"Love Locally" - Call for Artisans: Higher Art Gallery is looking for artisans of handmade goods for their Valentines Day Pop Up Shop. The deadline to apply to Love Locally is Jan. 25. Searching for jewelers, candle makers, handbags/clutches, cards, journals & small art objects.
55th Annual Moose Jaw Safari: This snowmobile ride starts at Harbor Springs Snowmobile Club Groomer Barn (3151 Kernow Lane) at 10am. Ride your vintage sled. Will ride scenic trails on the way to Larks Lake. The Famous Bean Soup will be ready at noon at Center Township Hall at Larks Lake.
Furniture, Fiber, Photography & Sculpture Exhibition: Featuring a multi-media Pop-Up Exhibition from the Benzie Area Historical Society. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Jan. 10 from 5-7pm. Runs through Feb. 7. Also includes the 5th Annual Cabin Fever Artist Talk Series on Fri., Jan. 24 with Carol Irving (fiber) & David Moehle (sculpture); & Fri., Jan. 31 with Susan Tusa (photography) & Bill Perkins (furniture), both at 5:30pm.
OMP Wine Trail's Winter Warm-Up: Winter wine pairings & comfort food. Tickets include a wine pairing at each of the 10 wineries, a food pairing at each winery, & a souvenir wine glass. Designated Driver tickets are available for $25. When you purchase your ticket, you will choose your starting winery location. This event is self-guided.
The Sleeping Bear Hibernation Festival: The National Lakeshore’s 50th anniversary activities start with a kick-off celebration at the Dune Climb. Build a snow sculpture, sled down the dunes (remember to BYOS (Bring Your Own Sled)), try snowball target practice, borrow snowshoes to enjoy the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, sip hot chocolate by a fire, & more.
Open Call for Submissions: "Citizen's Coping"-Artists respond to 4 years of an Administration: Higher Art Gallery is the incubator to new Non-Profit Art Organization: Project Civilization which is having it's first Open Call to All Artists for its Annual Juried show. Deadline to apply & enter submission is: 9/1/2020. Show Opens: 10/9/2020.
2nd Annual Bourbon & Bacon Bash: Jan. 17-19. Today includes Bourbon & Bacon inspired dining specials, the On Hill Cookout, The Sizzler - Slope Style Competition, cookie decorating & Bourbon Pairing Dinner.
Call For Entries--Inspired by the Masters: Inspired by the Masters Exhibit will run from March 4 - April 11, 2020. All Michigan artists 16 years old or older (including part-time residents) may enter this exhibit. Entries can be of any medium but must be in good condition & of the artist's own creation. Art work will be accepted from Feb. 5-29 during normal business hours (11am-3pm, Tues.-Fri. & 12-2pm, Sat). Maximum entries: ...
Grand Traverse Art Bomb 2020 Opening Reception: Art Bomb is a three month show that allows visual artists to hang up their work & sell commission free. The Opening Reception is held today. Enjoy an art demonstration during the day & music & live performance in the evening.
Model Railroad Meeting: National Model Railroad Association North Central Region Division 2 Monthly Meeting. Will include a presentation on model railroading and show & tell. firstname.lastname@example.org
Plein Air: Call to Artists: Northport's 2020 Plein Air event takes place from Sat., July 25 at 7am through Sun., July 26 at 8:30pm. Sat. & Sun. Paint Out: $30/member; $40/non-member. Dark Skies Paint Out: $15/member; $20/non-member.
Women's March TC 2020: Gather at The Workshop Brewing Company, TC & march through downtown TC at 1pm. End at the Parkway, where you will stand for an hour, & then gather back at The Workshop for speakers, community building & conversation. Donations will be accepted for Justice for Our Neighbors TC. Brings signs, drums & dress for the weather. 231-325-6812 for more info.
The Iron Fish Winter Blizzard Art Invitational: Featuring artwork from Benzie Central & Frankfort High School students. Runs Jan. 12-30. An opening reception will be held on Sun., Jan. 12 from 2-4pm. Featuring live music & hors d’oeuvres.
Winter Cheer Fest: Bring the kids for bounce houses, face painting, crafts, s'mores & hot chocolate bar, princess story time, sledding & more, plus food & drink specials, an outdoor ice bar & live music from The Broom Closet Boys from 6-10pm.
Blissfest Presents Harper & Midwest Kind CD Release Show: Award winning Australian singer/songwriter/virtuoso harmonica player Peter D. Harper creates a mix of roots music through his harp & didgeridoo. He is backed by his American Midwest based touring band Midwest Kind.
Live From Charlevoix - Three Men and a Tenor: Enjoy pop vocal music with quick-witted humor. This group has a national touring schedule & has opened shows for national legends like Jay Leno and The Beach Boys.